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'Four Candles' sketch recreated in 280-year-old shop

A classic Two Ronnies sketch has been recreated by residents of a town who wanted to "shine a light" on a 280-year-old shop.

BBC, 24th February 2020

Comics in Oxford Dictionary Of National Biography

Caroline Aherne, Victoria Wood and Ronnie Corbett and have been added to a prestigious and definitive list of the greatest ever Britons.

Chortle, 9th January 2020

Scotland's funniest 60 people

As the Glasgow International Comedy Festival prepares to launch with a gaggle of giggles later this month, we count down Scotland's funniest 60 people.

The Herald, 3rd March 2019

Ronnie Corbett's family keep his ashes in the lounge

The family of comedy star Ronnie Corbett have revealed he's still a huge presence in their lives.

Janine Yaqoob, The Mirror, 2nd December 2018

Two Ronnies TV clip racism row at Stroud school

A Stroud school has issued an apology after horrified parents expressed their shock at being shown what some have referred to as a racist sketch during a school information evening.

Stroud News, 11th October 2018

Two Ronnies 'four candles' script sells for £28,000

A buyer has forked out £28,000 for the handwritten script of The Two Ronnies' 'four candles' sketch.

BBC, 1st June 2018

Original script of 'Fork Handles' to be auctioned

Penned by Ronnie Barker, the single sheet - handwritten in red ink - is expected to fetch up to £40,000 at auction.

The Guardian, 8th December 2017

John Cleese recreates Class Sketch for Hacked Off

In this reworking below, written and directed by filmmaker and former journalist Richard Peppiatt, the three performers (Cleese, Ian Stone and John Alford) play a wealthy man, a newspaper editor and an average joe.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 3rd November 2017